Found February 27, 2012 on PRO Rumors:
Catcher Yadier Molina and the St. Louis Cardinals are close to a five-year contract extension.  Several unconfirmed reports (via FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal) indicate that the deal is either “north” of $60 million or $75 million. Earlier today, Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch said that both sides are “very optimistic” and the terms are “all but finalized”. Image by Chris Yunker under the Creative Commons License.

Report: Cardinals, C Molina agree to five-year contract extension

The St. Louis Cardinals signed catcher Yadier Molina to a five-year, $75 million contract extension Wednesday, according to Jon Heyman of contract won't take effect until the 2013 season, since Molina had a one-year option picked up by the club for the 2012 season.The 29-year-old All-Star hit .305 with 14 home runs and 65 RBIs in 2011.He also won his fourth...

Cards, Molina soon to finalize extension

Citing an unnamed source, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch published a report on Monday stating that the Cardinals and catcher Yadier Molina are expected to finalize terms of a multiyear extension by the end of the week.

Cardinals Extend Yadier Molina At Premium Rate

Yadier Molina is one of my favorite players in the sport. His combination of elite defensive skills and developing offense gives him a real argument to be considered the best catcher in the sport, and he’s one of the main reasons the Cardinals have been a contending team since he took over as their regular catcher in 2005. And, beyond just his on field value, Molina is remarkably...

Report: Cards-Molina contract extension done

Catcher Yadier Molina and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to terms on a new five-year contract, reports CBS Sports Jon Heyman.

Yadier Molina and Cardinals agree to contract

In a Tweet by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, he reports that Yadier Molina and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to extension terms.  The deal is believed to be $75 million over five-years.  The contract is expected to be finalized soon. On Monday,  Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch said that both sides are “very optimistic” and the terms are “all but finalized”...

Molina, Cards closing on deal

JUPITER, Fla. -- The Cardinals and Gold Glove catcher Yadier Molina are close to agreement on a multi-year extension likely to make Molina the seventh catcher in the game's history to realize a deal w

Catcher Yadier Molina, Cardinals agree to five-year extension

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Cardinals nearly extension with Yadier Molina

The St Louis Cardinals and catcher Yadier Molina are reportedly coming close to reaching an agreement on a contract extension that is expected to run for five years. The money has been rumored at between $60 and $75 million for the life of the contract, which would be betwen $12 and $15 million a season. Joe Mauer has the highest average value of a contract for a catcher of all...

Molina & Cardinals making progress

They may have lost out on Albert Pujols but there is some good news for St. Louis Cardinals fans. There’s an Opening Day deadline to get an extension done with catcher Yadier Molina and it seems like the two sides are finally making some progress. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the team is now willing to offer a four or five year deal. His agent is hopeful something...

Who are the backups to the St. Louis Cardinals backstop?

The St. Louis Cardinals are all in training camp and preparing for the 2012 season! Those are sweet, sweet words for Cardinal fans all over the world. This is the time of year where every team has hope for the upcoming season, and the joy of baseball fandom is at its highest. As has been much discussed on this site, there are a lot of questions the Cardinals face as they approach...
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